Russia, Saint Petersburg

EU-Russia Relations Today

when 1 July 2019 - 12 July 2019
language Russian
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 270

This course explores the problems and potential solutions driving EU-Russia relations. We will talk about the internal workings of both the EU and the Russian state, define their foreign policy modes, and trace the way the relations unfolded since the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall. If you want to learn why Corfu Island is so important for the relations between Brussels and the Kremlin, what EU-Russian Common Spaces are, or trace the role of the Russian national champion Gazprom in EU-Russia energy relations, this course is for you.

Course leader

Dr. Anna A. Dekalchuk, Associate Professor at the Department of Applied Politics of HSE University Saint Petersburg

Target group

Anyone who is interested in the field is welcome to apply

Course aim

The course aims to provide students with an overview of the development of the relationship between Russia and the European Union, as well as the current political processes, involving these two forces.

Fee info

EUR 270: If you take courses worth 3 ECTS or more in total
EUR 320: If you take courses worth less than 3 ECTS in total

The fee covers tuition, study materials and introductory cultural activities: boat trip and welcome dinner, trip to Peterhof, guided walking tour 'Alternative Saint Petersburg'. Accommodation costs, everyday transfers, meals and optional city sightseeing tours are not included into the fee.